Water Management

American Water to Provide Service Line Protection Programs to Homeowners

August 13, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water recently announced that its subsidiary, American Water Resources, Inc., has been selected by the New York City Water Board as the official service line protection provider to homeowners.

UIM Conversation with Charles Scott

August 1, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

When experts in the water sector talk about improving the infrastructure in a given city or region, we hear a lot about the importance of pipe condition assessment, leak detection and how to deal with major concerns like corrosion. Despite the dry, desert climate ofRead More

American Water Receives Grant for Backflow Monitoring Project

July 30, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

American Water recently announced that it received a grant from the Water Research Foundation to conduct a joint research project with Utah State University to measure the frequency of backflow through residential water meters.

Hanson Pressure Pipe Upgrades Lead to Increased Production

July 30, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Hanson Pressure Pipe has expanded manufacturing capabilities at its Palatka, Fla. plant, enabling increased production of larger-diameter and longer-laying lengths of B-303 bar-wrapped concrete cylinder pipe (B-303).

Pennsylvania American Water Completes $1.6 Million Water Main Installation

July 30, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pennsylvania American Water announced last week that crews have completed installation of the new water main in the Camp Hill Borough to improve reliability for customers, reduce service disruptions and increase water flows for firefighting. The company?s approximately $1.6 million improvement project replaced pipeline dating as far back as 1916.

WDBC to Conduct Research Survey on the Use of Design-Build

July 30, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The Water Design-Build Council (WDBC) has contracted with the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) for a 2012 survey research project.

Mayors Roundtable Elected Officials Talk Water

Mayors Roundtable Elected Officials Talk Water

July 27, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

As we move forward into 2012, several familiar issues still linger across the water and wastewater sector.

Meter Data Management: The Next Step for Water Utilities

Meter Data Management: The Next Step for Water Utilities

July 27, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) networks and meters are loaded with useful data, but utilities and municipalities nationwide find themselves in a unique position when learning how to manage and best use this unprecedented amount of data being collected from smart water networks.

RWELLS: Using a Living Lab to  Advance Water Utility  Asset Management

RWELLS: Using a Living Lab to Advance Water Utility Asset Management

July 27, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The theme of aging water and wastewater infrastructures is gaining more interest around the United States as many cities have begun to realize that their underground assets are facing real challenges.

Millburn, New Jersey:

Millburn, New Jersey:

July 27, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Aiming to lower energy costs and decrease our carbon footprint, New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water, is investing in solar technology. Most recently, the company installed solar modules on a reservoir at the Canoe Brook Water Treatment Plant in Millburn, N.J.